Arizona Corporation Commissioner Bob Stump’s Top Aide Goes to APS
Arizona Corporation Commissioner Bob Stump’s Top Aide Goes to APS
2015-09-3
Bob Stump’s Policy Advisor Amanda Ho has resigned from the Arizona Corporation Commission and is going to work for Arizona Public Service (APS). Wonder how that came about? We thought she didn’t know anyone over there. On March 11, 2015, we sent our first records request to Commissioner Stump, and asked to see “public records that… Read more »
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Letter of Inquiry to PSC Chair Audrey Zibelman
2015-08-6
July 31, 2015   Chairman Audrey Zibelman New York State Public Service Commission 90 Church St New York, NY 10007 Dear Ms. Zibelman: My name is Scott Peterson, and I am the executive director of the Checks and Balances Project. We’re a pro-clean energy public watchdog blog that examines the influence of corporate management and… Read more »
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University of Virginia Study Finds 11 Major Flaws in Coal Center’s Energy Analysis Relied Upon by Gov. McAuliffe and Legislature
2015-07-20
In a study released last week, energy expert Dr. William Shobe of the University of Virginia dismantles the key, state-sanctioned analysis of how Virginia should meet the requirements of the federal Clean Power Plan to reduce carbon emissions. That analysis, produced last fall by a team led by Dr. Michael Karmis, director of the Center… Read more »
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Utah State’s Ryan Yonk: Same Soup, Different Bowl
2015-07-16
Koch-backed research fellow prepares to push misinformation in front of Ohio RPS study committee. Since being burned for a misleading op-ed that he wrote for Newsweek, Utah State University (USU) Prof. Randy Simmons is letting his colleague, Dr. Ryan Yonk, bat “cleanup.” But if Yonk’s work on behalf of Koch-funded organizations goes unchallenged, Ohio’s economy… Read more »
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The Only Way for Stump to Clear His Name: Produce the Text Messages
The Only Way for Stump to Clear His Name: Produce the Text Messages
2015-07-10
Commissioner Bob Stump must be praying that today’s examination of his state-owned iPhone 5 produces his text messages. Checks and Balances Project has presented powerful circumstantial evidence of coordination. The only way that Stump can clear his name is to produce the actual texts that prove he was not coordinating the August 2014 GOP primary… Read more »
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